Month: September 2021

Epic Games, Amazon Offered On Microsoft

Microsoft announced Epic Games, Amazon, and eventually other firms will integrate their app stores into Microsoft’s marketplace.

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Andreessen Horowitz Raising Gaming-Focused Fund

California-based VC firm Andreessen Horowitz is raising a new venture fund exclusively for gaming startups.

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SeventySix Capital Forms $50M Sports Betting Fund

SeventySix Capital has formed a second venture capital fund focused primarily on sports betting, which is expected to reach $50 million.

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Fanatics Trading Cards Raises $350M, Valued at $10.4B

Fanatics Trading Cards, the just-launched company launched by merchandise company Fanatics raised $350 million in a Series A round.

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Chicago Bears Sign $197M Purchase Agreement for Arlington Park

The Chicago Bears signed a purchase agreement for the Arlington International Racecourse property in a deal valued at $197.2 million.

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Silver Lake Invests A Reported $50M In Pro Football Focus

Technology investment firm Silver Lake is purchasing a stake in Pro Football Focus, helping expand the platform into other sports.

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The First Step

Experts told FOS they believe the women’s basketball tournament’ using March Madness’ branding begin to right a historic wrong.

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WBB Gets ‘March Madness’ Brand Power

On Wednesday, the NCAA announced that it will use the branding for the 2022 Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament. 

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Netflix CEO 'Thrilled' About Efforts Beyond Film, TV

Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos said on Monday that he’s “thrilled” with the comopany’s efforts as it moves into gaming.

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Amazon Renews Gaming Push with ‘New World,’ Streaming Tech

Amazon unveiled ‘New World,’ a title it hopes will change the narrative on its struggles to produce a hit video game.

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